Georgia's Improving Teacher Quality State Grants Program supports the professional development of educators in language arts and reading, mathematics, science and/or social studies.
The goal of the Improving Teacher Quality Program is to deepen educators' content knowledge in the core academic content areas with an emphasis on how enhanced content knowledge impacts teaching practices and student learning. Specifically, Improving Teacher Quality assists educators in:
Becoming current in the content they teach
Using innovative instructional strategies to teach their subject areas
Developing the background necessary to incorporate technology in the courses they teach
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Georgia's Improving Teacher Quality Higher Education Program is managed by the University of Georgia for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Funding to support the program comes to the Board of Regents from the United States Department of Education as part of the No Child Left Behind Act signed by President George W. Bush and later identified as Title II, Part A, of Public Law 107-110. Georgia's Improving Teacher Quality Higher Education Program funds are used to enhance the teaching of science, mathematics, language arts, reading, and social studies at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in public and private schools.